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    1. Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Heart Disease

      TUESDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should look more closely at the overall health of impotent men, a large new study suggests. Men with even mild erectile dysfunction -- but no known heart problems -- face a major extra risk of developing cardiovascular conditions in the future. And as ere

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    2. Adding Testosterone to Viagra May Not Help ED

      For men with low testosterone, taking testosterone along with Viagra may not help their erections more than if they only took Viagra, a new study shows. “There were lots of reasons to think that it would work," Boston University researcher Matthew Spitzer, MD, says of the common practice of combinin

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    3. Can Recreational ED Drug Use Lead to ED?

      July 20, 2012 -- Men who use erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs recreationally may be more likely to develop psychogenic ED, the type that originates in the mind, according to new research. "Recreational use of ED medications increased the chance of psychological dependence on ED medicines,'' says rese

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    4. FDA Approves New Erectile Dysfunction Drug Stendra

      April 27, 2012 -- The FDA has approved Stendra (avanafil) for men with erectile dysfunction (ED). Stendra, from Vivus Inc., is in the same drug class as the four oral ED drugs now on the U.S. market: Cialis, Levitra, Staxyn (an orally dissolving version of Levitra), and Viagra. An estimated 30 milli

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    5. Nerve Damage May Play a Role in ED

      Nov. 16, 2011 -- Nerve damage appears to play a bigger role in erectile dysfunction (ED) than doctors believed, Spanish researchers say. "Up to now the impact of damaged nerves ... on ED has been underestimated," says study researcher Consuelo Valles-Antuna, of the Hospital Universitario Central de

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    6. Taking Many Medications May Raise Risk of ED

      Nov. 15, 2011 -- The more medications a man takes, the more likely he will experience moderate or severe erectile dysfunction (ED), a new study shows. The findings held even after researchers took into account underlying health problems. The study is published online in the British Journal of Urolog

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    7. Lifestyle Changes May Improve Erectile Dysfunction

      Sept. 13, 2011 -- We know that eating a healthy diet that's loaded with fruits and veggies, getting regular exercise, and maintaining a normal weight will help reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke. Now new research shows that these same lifestyle changes may be effective in improving erectil

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    8. Study: Regular Use of Painkillers Linked to ED

      March 3, 2011 -- Men who take painkillers regularly to treat pain such as the aches that come with age may be increasing their risk for another common condition of aging, erectile dysfunction (ED), a study suggests. Middle-aged men in the study who reported regularly taking nonsteroidal anti-inflamm

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    9. Men on ED Drugs Get More STDs

      July 6, 2010 -- Men prescribed drugs for erectile dysfunction are two to three times more likely to contract sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), particularly HIV or chlamydia, than men who are not prescribed ED treatments, researchers report. An analysis of insurance records of 1.4 million men sho

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    10. Waning Sexual Desire May Be Early Sign of ED

      June 3, 2010 (San Francisco) -- Waning sexual desire may be an early sign of erectile dysfunction (ED), researchers report. In a study of more than 800 men, those who reported fewer sexual thoughts and desires were more likely to develop ED by nine years later than those who had more sexual fantasie

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